Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • We may have both been thinking of getting some real food by this point till we passed Hudson Valley Organic with siren-like boxes of sprouts.

    Liz Neumark: In the Market for Green

  • When "Chuck," for example, is shooting a scene close to the CW's new series "Hart of Dixie," a siren-like bell alerts the adjacent production to keep quiet.

    Hollywood's TV Factory

  • In Jess Walter's The Financial Lives of the Poets, the web plays a more conventionally disruptive, siren-like role in the disintegration of a suburban family.

    How novels came to terms with the internet

  • A siren-like squeal drowned out his words as a small black body shot between my legs, quills rattling, heading straight for the kitchen.

    2009 July « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • Her siren-like voice pierced the air, rising above the din of traffic, and she yelled, "I'm gonna tell Teenie."

    The New Intolerance

  • With their swirling guitars and siren-like keyboardist, two drummers (one who doubles as a third guitarist -- and add a singer who also plays a drum) this collective sits at the odd crossroads where Jerry Garcia met the Arcade Fire (what? you don't think it could happen?).

    Ari Bendersky: Band to Watch: Annuals

  • Arising from this new male anxiety and eternal male fantasies of women was the ‘femme fatale’, a siren-like figure of desire whose distinctive characteristics, compared to previous female archetypes, were her independence, strength and ruthless desire.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • You turn on the teevee to watch a little Bugs Bunny and all of a sudden there's Porky, pantless, teasing you with his siren-like stutter, causing you to think wicked thoughts.

    Archive 2009-01-11

  • Along the way, they encounter the beautiful siren-like Aurora and the well-mannered but deadly Lord Somerset who make things even more interesting . . . and dangerous.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan, June 16, 2009 – With the background melodies of a sitar, rabab and bongo drums filling the air, a siren-like voice beckoned the crowd to dance to the unique Afghan sounds.

    Or You Could Get Off The FOB | ATTACKERMAN

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.